The Tufts University Department of Music presents Art of the Bow featuring performance faculty member Beth Bahia Cohen in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 3 p.m. as part of the Sunday at Tufts – Community Concert Series.
Beth Bahia Cohen will perform traditional folk and classical music on the violin and other bowed strings from the Mediterranean and beyond: the Turkish bowed tanbur and kabak kemane, Persian kamancheh, Greek and Italian lyras, Norwegian Hardanger fiddle, and the Romanian trumpet violin. She will be joined by special guests Nima Janmohammadi on Persian setar, kamancheh, and vocals; Volkan Efe on the Turkish tanbur and ba?lama; Mal Barsamian playing oud; Fabio Pirozzolo on percussion and vocals; Dean Lampros playing the Greek santouri and percussion; and Joe Teja on guitar. Together, they will explore music from Iran, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Norway, Romania, Hungary, Syria, and the Klezmer tradition.
The Granoff Music Center is located at 20 Talbot Avenue on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit as.tufts.edu/music/musiccenter or call the Granoff Music Center Box Office at 617.627.3679.
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